News

Celebrating 40 years of volunteers!

Dr Jessamy Kelly presented to our AGM earlier this month to highlight some of the key people who have been involved in SGS over the years and you can now download her presentation to see a celebration of the work of some of those who have contributed over the years. We’re the first to admit […]

Become an SGS Board Member

The Scottish Glass Society is seeking new board members to support its membership as we plan for the future. SGS is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year and, as well as honouring the occassion with a range of events and exhibitions, we have been taking a look at what we do and how members and […]

Artists Announced for Celebration!

We are delighted to be exhibiting these artists in our 40th anniversary open exhibition at Trades Hall from 18 – 25 September. Carolyn Barlow, Ashley Brammer, George Browning, Elizabeth Cull, Junko Eager, Judith Ann Glennie, Steven Graham, Kate Henderson, Kirsty Jamieson, Alison Jardine, Tim Kirman, Sharon Le Marinel, Catherine Lowe, Chris MacCormick, Wilma Mackenzie, Catherine Macleod, […]

SGS in the news

We were delighted to get coverage in the local press for On the Edge at North Lands Creative and look forward to sharing more coverage as the 40th celebrations continue. Inverness Courier John O’ Groats Journal The Herald

Artists announced for ‘On The Edge’

We are delighted to announce the selected artists for our 2019 On the Edge exhibition: Gregory Alliss Carolyn Basing Catherine Carr Hannah Gibson Siobhan Healy Jessamy Kelly Alison Kinnaird Pinkie Maclure Brett Manley Inge Panneels Lauren Puckett Annica Sandstrom and David Kaplan Cathryn Shilling Amanda Simmons Moonju Suh Laura Turner Rosheen Young We look forward […]

Results of our members’ survey

Earlier this year we asked members what they value about the Scottish Glass Society, how they feel about the opportunities we offer, and what we should be focusing on for the future. 30% of our membership replied to the survey and you can now view the analysis of the survey results: Analysis of SGS member […]

Celebration! – open exhibition call out

We are delighted to announce that we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary by holding an open exhibition alongside our juried exhibition On the Edge, at The Trades House of Glasgow this autumn. Applications forms for this exhibition are now available at the bottom of this page. Closing date for entries is midnight on the 25th July […]

SGS at the 2019 British Glass Biennale

We’re delighted to announce that SGS members Cathryn Shilling, Amanda Simmons, Dawid Stroyny, Vicky Higginson, Jeff Zimmer and Jessie Lee have been selected for the 2019 British Glass Biennale. The biennale runs every two years alongside the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge and showcases the best of contemporary glass making in an inspirational and aspirational exhibition. Galloway-based artist, Amanda Simmons, manipulates mass, […]

On the Edge – Juried exhibition call out

We’re celebrating our 40th year! Supported by Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, this exciting anniversary celebrates the work of the Society and its members over four decades. The 2019 activities will raise a spotlight on the Society and the remarkable work that is produced within its membership, endorsing its reputation and those of its members, makers […]

Welcoming our SGS@40 Project Co-ordinators!

We’re celebrating the start of our 40th anniversary year by welcoming our new SGS @ 40 project co-ordinators on board, thanks to support from the Creative Scotland Open Project Fund. Tracey Kelly and Karen Shaw from creative agency Vis a Vis will be working with members across the country to create a programme of exhibitions and artists talks celebrating both the rich history […]